Mr. Imafuku has over 20 years’ broad experience in the pharmaceutical industry in Japan, the UK, and the US since joining Tanabe Seiyaku Co., Ltd. in 1998. Prior to joining TRL in May 2019, he served as Associate Director of Global Portfolio Management Department (2017-2019) and Business Development Department (2016-2017) in Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation. Before that, he played extensive roles in various stages of clinical development programs through regulatory approvals in Development Division. Mr. Imafuku also contributed to developing corporate R&D and business strategies in Strategy & Planning Department, Global Product Strategy Department, and Vaccine Business Development Department. Mr. Imafuku received his B.S. and M.S. from the University of Shizuoka and obtained a pharmacist license in Japan in 1996.